The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 74 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.17% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.18% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £271 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.59% -19.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £318 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1297 1137 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.26% 93.97% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 579 670
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 89 112
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Replication
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) Release Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) OOD
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Northgate
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